The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 13 59 31
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -28
Permanent jobs citing Games 87 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.32% 0.59% 7.99%
As % of the General category 45.31% 3.39% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 85 2 22
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
192 59 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 40.42% 17.40% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 148 45 71
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 96 (82.05%) C#
2 86 (73.50%) OO
3 85 (72.65%) Online Games
4 61 (52.14%) HTML
4 61 (52.14%) CSS
5 56 (47.86%) Java
5 56 (47.86%) JavaScript
6 52 (44.44%) SQL
7 47 (40.17%) Subversion
8 26 (22.22%) HTML5
9 21 (17.95%) jQuery
10 19 (16.24%) T-SQL
10 19 (16.24%) CSS3
10 19 (16.24%) Web Development
11 17 (14.53%) .NET
12 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.26%) Degree
13 12 (10.26%) WebSockets
13 12 (10.26%) WebKit
13 12 (10.26%) WebGL
13 12 (10.26%) HTML5 Canvas
14 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (9.40%) Load Balancing
14 11 (9.40%) Data Mining
14 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
14 11 (9.40%) Replication
14 11 (9.40%) Clustering
15 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
16 7 (5.98%) QA
16 7 (5.98%) Selenium

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.42%) Fireworks
1 4 (3.42%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.42%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.85%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (40.17%) Subversion
2 7 (5.98%) Selenium
3 5 (4.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.71%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.71%) NuGet
4 2 (1.71%) Capybara
4 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.71%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.71%) RSpec
4 2 (1.71%) FxCop
4 2 (1.71%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.71%) Ant
General
1 2 (1.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 89 (76.07%) Developer
2 53 (45.30%) Web Developer
3 40 (34.19%) Software Developer
4 20 (17.09%) Graduate
5 15 (12.82%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Architect
6 11 (9.40%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Junior
7 8 (6.84%) Junior Web Developer
7 8 (6.84%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.98%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.98%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (5.98%) Database Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Tester
8 7 (5.98%) Database Specialist
9 5 (4.27%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.42%) Software Team Leader
10 4 (3.42%) Software Development Team Leader
10 4 (3.42%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (52.14%) HTML
1 61 (52.14%) CSS
2 26 (22.22%) HTML5
3 21 (17.95%) jQuery
4 19 (16.24%) CSS3
5 17 (14.53%) .NET
6 12 (10.26%) WebSockets
6 12 (10.26%) WebKit
6 12 (10.26%) WebGL
6 12 (10.26%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.42%) Flash
8 2 (1.71%) Web Services
9 1 (0.85%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.85%) Spring
9 1 (0.85%) Qt
9 1 (0.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (72.65%) Online Games
2 11 (9.40%) Replication
2 11 (9.40%) Clustering
3 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.85%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (73.50%) OO
2 19 (16.24%) Web Development
3 11 (9.40%) Load Balancing
3 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (5.98%) Automation Testing
4 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.13%) SOA
5 6 (5.13%) Scrum
6 5 (4.27%) TDD
6 5 (4.27%) BDD
6 5 (4.27%) Game Development
7 4 (3.42%) OOP
7 4 (3.42%) People Management
8 3 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.56%) Software Engineering
9 2 (1.71%) Software Testing
9 2 (1.71%) Performance Testing
9 2 (1.71%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (0.85%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (0.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (82.05%) C#
2 56 (47.86%) Java
2 56 (47.86%) JavaScript
3 52 (44.44%) SQL
4 19 (16.24%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.13%) Ruby
6 5 (4.27%) C++
7 4 (3.42%) Python
7 4 (3.42%) Go
8 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.85%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) GLSL
9 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
Ipswich
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago